Baked French Toast

Baked French Toast

French Toast recipeUse homemade French bread soaked overnight in an egg mixture, then baked to perfection with a dusting of brown sugar. Serve with a fruit topping and enjoy with Canadian maple syrup.

1/4 cup butter
3/4 cup brown sugar mixed with…
1 tsp cinnamon
3 one inch thick sliced of French bread, halved
5 large eggs
1 tbsp frozen orange juice concentrate
1 1/2 cups half & half light cream

Melt butter in a large glass casserole dish. Sprinkle one third of sugar mixture into the butter and gently stir. Arrange bread slices to cover the bottom of the pan. Sprinkle remaining sugar mix over bread. Beat eggs, cream and orange juice and pour over the bread. Refrigerate overnight. Bake at 350 F for 30-35 minutes. Serve with preserves or syrups. Serves six. (Adjust number of eggs and amount of cream if using a smaller casserole dish.)